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CNBC
Dec 21, 2012 4:00am EST
goes for the uk. we're seeing a rotation into safety, out of risk and out of spain and italy. about 4.5% for italy. thin trading in markets is exacerbating the move that we're seeing as we approach the year. today, the austy dollar is weaker against the u.s. dollar by about .4%. proxy there for global growth prospects. the dollar/yen is weaker by about .25%. this as markets digest the news out of the boj and gauge whether they'll be successful in boosting inflation ultimately. the euro/dollar, 1.3221. so for trading in asia, just how japan, china and the rest have been affected by fiscal cliff news, diedra morris is join onning us with plenty more. hi. >> hey, kelly. it was a bit of a rude awaking. a lot of these indexes were on their way to gains and then we had the fiscal cliff setback. we had news that john boehner's plan b failed. this all turned red and this is where we ended. the nikkei 225 coming back from that huge rally that we have seen over the last five weeks shedding 1%. the exporters hurt here because the dollar/yen was lower. it has regained some ground in the last fe
CNBC
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am EST
canada and zero growth in the uk. locally, cutbacks in government spending weighed on the numbers and lower commodity prices also impacted on cash flow and the government is facing more criticism about its effort to keep the budget in surplus while the economy grows. >> the government has had the objective of making sure that we would bring our budget back to surplus when growth has been around trend. what we've been seeking to do through good budget policy has been to provide maximum flexibility to the reserve bank to a just rate so. the government will always put in place appropriate budget settings which will support growth and jobs. >> still, analysts say growth could slow further as the mining investment boom peaks. yesterday, the bank of australia cut interest rates to a record low of 3% and traders are looking further easing next year to offset the falling talks of trade, the high australian daughter and further cutbacks in government spending. >> despite that prognosis for rates and the fact that we're now matching the record lows here, the aussie/dollar actually rose. is the
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 2:00am EST
people. we are the uk's parliament and to represent as many young people as possible, make sure they get the education they need and the labor skills and make sure they have skills and ability to find a job. when we give them the right schools, they'll be able to worry about public transport. [laughter] >> thank you. these are great speeches. there releases sanctum punchy, so congratulations. they're going really well. semi from the northwest. i'm mad at her with with a gray suit and yellow tie. >> we all came here in the region. people like to have a big issue and it is known to transfer is the point of giving free education when young people can't edit? we are started and we need to finish it up out of power with god and continue doing what we do i think we get nowadays. [applause] >> we've got somebody on the benches to the southeast? who have been cut from the southeast? what about the gentleman at the unfair. yes, you serve. don't let this election around. it is here. your moment has arrived. >> judgments are misrepresenting the hunton constituency. thank you are a much, mr
CNBC
Dec 18, 2012 4:00am EST
chance, good job with raising the tax threshold in the uk. that means for the first year in five. uk link will be up, not down. and them i also think thattory thing our chancellor did a good job of was she raised taxes by 10 so companies can invest a 215 pounds, not just 200 pounds. >> that's a leverage the other governments have been trying to pull. but your point is interesting. it's not just the uk we were seeing there. and it goes back to the point you were making about oil. u.s. retail gas prices are down 16% since their peak this year. if it weren't for the fiscal cliff, this is actually a big source of stimulus for households. absolutely. i don't want to make too much about it, but the biggest attacks oeft with the and elevated since the mid '70s, it could be coming to an end. so i think that is something we need to be aware of. the annual fuel rate in the uk is about 15 billion to consumers. you're looking at another percent on income. so as i'm sitting down righting the income for next year, it's not all doom and gloom, the mood is similar to last year where next year it's t
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 11:00pm EST
we should be focusing on reducing the uk's high divorce rate rather than promoting marriage. the coalition for equal marriage is love is love regardless of gender. well, i would add that love is love regardless of marital status. and while the majority of us, almost all of us absolutely believe in marriage for all his rate and yes, compared to some countries can bush legalize same-sex marriage some years ago, i note that the u.k. has been slow to act. if things are rapidly changing. the huge success of civil partnerships recognized commitment to same-sex couples has been a capitalist for this change. david cameron has pledged to legalize same-sex civil marriages by 2015. abdallah before marriage will be introduced here in this chamber in a 10 minute speech. i accept this as a plot to talk about such an important issue, but it's longer than i've got. i'm at the parliament or a cynical access marriage, there is a danger that any campaign will be overtaken by the legal change we seek. i conclude we have three main priorities. quality, quality, the national campaign will not provide
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 2:00pm EST
opposite, is where we got someone in the bushes. >> this is aerial video from the uk. that white hot spot you see in the middle of the screen is a woman that was washed away from her 4x4 that was trying to cross a flooded river. when police arrived, they saw a man and his son on top of the vehicle, but the woman had been washed downstream. the father and son were rescued by a nearby farmer. rescue crews had to use this heat-seeking camera to find where the woman was. it's hard to tell, but she's clenching to a branch in the middle of these floodwaters while the helicopter keeps an eye on her, and guides a rescue boat down river to pick her up. >> it's amazing. she was washed away by floodwaters and was able to end up grabbing something and holding on to it until rescuers got there. >> clinging for about an hour. rescuers, you see here, able to get her in the boat. she survived and was okay. imagine the helicopter once it located where she was, sort of just hung out in the air. >> yeah. just being those eyes in the air was key to this woman's survival, and to give you an idea of the s
CNBC
Dec 3, 2012 4:00am EST
at gilts. slightly lower, 1.77%. big day for uk. manufacturing pmis out for the month of november. italian and ten year sbpanish yields are also lower. down on the greek announcements, but substantially below 6%. ten year bunds 1.37%. those yields slightly higher. on the currency markets, we talked about this euro-dollar six week high. below that at the moment, but not by much. dollar-yen moving off the 7 1/2 month high at 82.17. aussie dollar weaker despite the good chinese data. dipping below 1.04 earlier on. we had retail sales data that was a little bit disappointing. sterling-dollar back above 1.60 as we wait for the pmis. the most searched terms apparently of 2012 were the u.s. election and iphone 5. and while the most searched person of the year was kim kardashian, this is according to yahoo! search engine, kate middleton and political polls also made the top ten list. so here is a simple question for you today. what dunk were the most interesting stories this year or the most interesting story, the election, the owe almost picks, the ongoing saga in greece. let us thouknow
CNBC
Dec 24, 2012 5:00am EST
, 5.3%. the uk seeing yeldz slightly higher, as well. but, of course, it is christmas. it is the holiday season that we're up against. so you would anticipate that maybe some investor res closing out recent profits. sitting tight and waiting for that next year to start, karen. >> thanks very much, louisa. we are indeed in a festive mood. let me echo a very merry christmas to the viewers out there. on the agenda in the united states, there's no economic earnings start to go speak of this christmas eve. the markets will be closing early with the nyse and nasdaq depending at 1:00 p.m. eastern, the cme at 1:15 and the nymex at 1:30. the cme will close up shop at 1:45 eastern. u.s. investors get the monthly case-shiller home price index on thursday wednesday. thursday, it's jobless claims, new home sales and consumer confidence. friday, we round out on the week with the chicago pmi pending home sales. interesting to see the level of volume that we had in u.s. markets on friday. it was 4.8 billion shares traded. the fourth lightest day so far in the nyse. markets got complacent, got a
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 7:00am EST
after he found out he was no longer able to have benefits. and across the uk, there's over 1000 people who have died only months after being told to find work. this is 2012. we are supposed to be a civilized society. we should be looking after the disabled citizens here in the uk. will the prime minister listen to the 62000 people who signed the petition? and finally, finally, please order an assessment of all changes -- [inaudible] >> i will look very carefully at the very tragic case the honorable gentleman brings to the house, everyone's thoughtful got to that person family and to what has happened to them. what i would say to him is that the actual money we're putting into this disability benefit over the coming years is going up and not down. i think everybody knows that everyone except when it have a review of disability benefits. some people have been stuck on these benefits and not been reviewed for year after year after year. that is the view of the disability charities and that's the view of the government as well. >> harry jaffa baldwin. >> thank you, mr. speaker. as we appr
FOX
Dec 13, 2012 9:30am PST
documentary a iring in the uk that goes behind the scenes with adult babies. these are adults that like to pretend they are babies. >> it takes me back to that time when i have no stress. >> derrick is an adult baby. >> he is special but a special bond between two people. >> as you can see here derrick is in a crib that is fitted for a grown man. he has a high chair for a grown man. a pacifier fitted for a grown man. he's getting his diaper changed by his partner. this is called "the 15 babies" a reference to weight in the uk. they interview people in the uk and united states. >> [ inaudible ] you know, we don't want to be weird children. we want to be the child. >> it's hard not to just laugh at this but on the other hand, be hey, you know what, you got one life to live in nis world, live it happy. if you're not hurting, i guess there's nothing wrong with it. >> it's a hidden world. >> i think i'm weird and a freak and never want to talk to me again. >> full of pain and secrecy. >> i can't tell how i feel. >> now adult babies are connecting through social media and realizing they are not
PBS
Dec 4, 2012 2:30pm PST
of small mistakes and that is how we got here. that is how the uk got there. on the other hand, as countries get rich, they start increasing education. very educated people tend to not like trial and error. productivity drops and the rate of innovation drops. tavis: you mentioned the uk. how does this notion of "antifragile" apply in a place like egypt right now? >> the way i was complaining about egypt before the arab spring. when you suppress political life -- political life loves volatility. switzerland is a perfect place where you have volatility at the municipal level, but nothing of talk. the exact perfect on stable system is like saudi arabia or egypt. egypt before the arab spring, we had no information for 40 years. no information. a system artificially stabilized and you have hidden risks under the surface and you do not know what they are. that is what happened with the arab spring and now we are seeing things and it may turn into a total mess. the system is fragile last by depriving it from some rigid depriving it of political ofatility -- depriving it political volatili
KCSMMHZ
Dec 10, 2012 2:00am PST
allowed within the uk bribery and it is a good example of where the legislation has sought to cut out a grey area. >> transparency international played a part in developing the bribery act. before it, the uk was lagging behind in the fight against corruption. >> if you go back to 2007, we had zero cases. whereas the us had more than a hundred, germany had more than fifty. we are now catching up. i hope that with the bribery act we will see a further increase in uk law enforcement and see more cases coming through. >> how can companies protect themself against employees being corrupt? that's a particular challenge for large firms. halcrow group employs 4,500 people in britain -- most of them engineers. they work on construction sites around the world. bribery is common practice in the building sector, so halcrow has taken to training its staff at least once a year so everyone knows what's allowed. >> recognizing an approach, it could come in a very innocent way, or innocent looking way. and so its about ensuring that our people dont expose themselves and the company by getting sucked int
CNBC
Dec 20, 2012 4:00am EST
thought on this from luca sipilo. it sounds like if it weren't for the ipad, the uk sales figures would be extraordinarily weak. >> yes. although, you know, for the uk economy, the consumer sector is not the weakest point. i think what is interesting about the uk economy in the last six months is this quite stronger than expected growth. if you look at the gdp number. but a very worrisome trend. so a liberal market that remains very, very firm with respect to other similar economic weakness. and i think that is what we really have to solve on the uk economy to know if this relativerelativ relatively soft, but also, i mean, rather encouraging if you look at other european countries numbers. i think we will have to wait until well into next year to understand if this is going to have a long-lasting consequences on the uk economy and also on the consumer sector. it's too early to say. >> you mentioned it's not necessarily the consumer where we're looking at the gauge of growth in the uk. but we see the employment figures be relatively strong even at a time when gdp generally is weak. what's t
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 2:00am EST
for the past year -- the year are large parties in the uk we can focus on. you know how much is spent on transport? billions. i know it is not one of the basics for this year as it was last year. it seems as if we are only half of the people -- what about those young people do, as we know, are homeless or under circumstances such as that? it seems the rich getting richer while the poor are getting poorer. why can we not have everybody -- rather than those who can already access everything? [applause] >> thank you for that. northern ireland. >> what about this man from northern ireland ? >> john cameron, northern ireland. i support this regional issue. in northern ireland to use foreign in the u.k. youth parliament. all the organizations came together, which is in theater are working very successfully. we have to remember we are the u.k. youth parliament and we have to represent every region, so there for transport stop with the northern ireland and it's not going to be an issue that northern ireland would focus on observing topic in the future. we need to think of the issues. we need
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am EST
manufacturing sector. but germany and the uk need europe to improve. >> it comes at an inkrd eblly high cost in terms of the number of people out of work. what has been done? how much have we destroyed so that the jobs outlook and growth prospect in this country? >> well, what growth prospect in the southern european countries? we're seeing definitive bifurcation of northern europe and southern europe. southern europe, we are creating an underclass of long-term, especially youth unemployed that is going to give us a problem when the economies eventually start to get into balance and start to pick up. we still have this issue, even though we have tens of millions of people out of work, we still can't find the right skills and the right time. >> you mentioned the uk. the unemployment picture never got that bad in britain. so what happens now? why did it outperform? >> the uk is so different from the rest of europe. we've got london, the financial services sector, that didn't actually, in terms of job numbers, get hit as hard as the rest of europe. so the uk has been pretty resilience
SFGTV2
Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
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CNN
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
from new york, and it's a serious allegation here. >> it really is and the group hsbc, the uk's largest bank wants to put this behind it, trying to settle the serious allegations, $1.92 billion will be what they will pay the u.s. government, there will be a press conference later today, the justice department, the manhattan d.a. and others to put this to rest. banks operating in the u.s. have an obligation to know their customer and abide by u.s. laws and u.s. sanctions against some pretty bad characters and hsbc apparently didn't do that. that's the allegation of the united states government, helping transfer money for drug cart cartels, for terrorist groups, for countries we're not supposed to be doing business with overall. these sanctions around libya, myanmar, syria and mexican cartels, this is what hsbc says, wants to put the whole matter behind this. "we accept responsibility for our past mistakes, we have said we're profoundly sorry for them. the hsbc of today is a fundamentally different organization from the one that made those mistakes." they were rubber stamping tran
SFGTV2
Dec 7, 2012 12:30am PST
klaw. chloe worked for several years in u.s. and uk theater companies and is the recipient of the allen wright award for arts journalism, the sundance institute arts fellowship and the nea fellowship of journalism. in 2006, she received a best columnist nomination at the annual san francisco media excellence awards and her first book on acting was published by farber and farber in the uk and farber, inc., in the united states. let's welcome phillip and chloe >> hi there, phillip. >> hi, chloe >> so, this play, it's been quite a journey. we're talking 3 1/2 years, maybe nearly 50 different drafts and 5 workshops? . >> five workshops, yes. >> so, looking back at the journey, how has it been for you and has it come out as you expected it would? . >> what's interesting is if you work on a play this long, normally there are times that it becomes redundant and you get a little bored with the piece. it's only natural. it's pushing 4 years now. this one was interesting in that it never got boring or ever felt redundant and each thing that we did over these almost 4 years, whether it was g
PBS
Dec 3, 2012 4:00pm PST
now back in control -- control. in the uk, starbucks says it will start paying corporation tax. the company has nearly 1/3 of the uk coffee shop market, but has only paid the tax once in the past 15 years. starbucks has been stung by public criticism of its actions. you're watching "bbc world news america." still to come on tonight's program, nearly 25 years after a deadly gas attack, one kurdish town is still trying to identify the scores of people who died. to japan now, where the authorities are trying to figure out how tunnel collapsed on sunday, killing at least nine people. huge concrete slabs in the tunnel smashed on to cars. that started a fire on the main route from tokyo to central japan. we report now on that story. >> only this morning, the mangled wreckage of three vehicles was brought -- early this morning, the mangled wreckage of three vehicles was brought from the tunnel. last came a small delivery truck. the driver had been trapped, but alive. by the time rescuers got to him, he was dead. the collapsed tunnel lies deep in the mountains of central japan, just to the
MSNBC
Dec 19, 2012 3:00am PST
. what's your role in this? they said, basically, if you look at uk they have a culture of violent games, the same games and everything around. obviously, they don't have these same shoot problems. if you like at japan, they have the most vicious, violent video games of anybody, and they don't have these issues. they don't have a murder rate. >> guess what? tell your hollywood friends, we got hundreds of millions of guns on the street. we ain't japan, so you fight the war on the battlefield before you and the battlefield before us is there is easy access to guns. there will be easy access to guns regardless of what gun safety legislation. >> to parents while i still have control, because you lose it as they get older, don't let them do it. find something else. it's hard. it's easier said than done because a lot of kids sit there for hours and it's their baby-sitter, but no. >> steve, i understand that's not your position, but i'm hearing this a lot of from people in hollywood. no response. quentin tarantino was unbelievable incense it actisen. what a total jackass. left wingers say
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am EST
. and if we compare ourses to our international competitors, our economy here in the uk is growing by 0.6%, whereas in germany, we've seen growth of 3.6%. in the u.s., growth of #.1% during the same period. so certainly not a cause for celebration. still a difficult operating environment. under the former chancellor's plan, we would have been borrowing less in the next three years. because the government has failed to get our economy growing and because the policies have pushed us into recent double dip recession, they'll be pr rowing 212 billion pounds more than they planned. put that in context, that is the equivalent of what we in the uk will be spending this financial year on health, transport and defense in aggregate. >> you were talking quite rightly about the low level of he have credit growth in the uk, which has obviously been a feature of this period. but there's a question of what's cause and what's effect there. the banks will tell you that that problem is not so much availability of credit, there's credit demand and even in the mortgage sector which under normal circumsta
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am EST
ibex. so very cautious trading. we have industrial production coming out of the uk. if worse than expected, may get a negative q4 for the uk. italian yields are higher. spanish 5.54, just nudging a little higher. bunds down 1.29d% after the downgrade by the bundesbank, as well. draghi says we discussed it and again a big town great in inflation forecast, as well. some saying maybe they still won't, but it does knock the euro-dollar, 1.29d 25 is where we stand. dollar-yen 82.37. we talked about the yen in relation to what was going on with the earthquake. aussie dollar below 1.05. sterling-dollar just slightly weaker. that's where we stand as far as the european markets are concerned. let's get a wrap of the final trading day in asia this week. >> asian markets wrapped up the week on a mixed note. shanghai composite gained 1.6% and it's up over 4% on the week. stocks related to citi growth continued to surge as the new urbanization plan is aiming to boost investment plan. agriculture stocks up today on support policies. hang seng dragged lower by utility stocks. picc staged a stron
CNBC
Dec 13, 2012 4:00am EST
supervisor the three largest banks in each country except for the uk and sweden which have both opted out. european leaders need to give their seal of approval and silvia wadhwa is in brussels with the latest. sylvia, it sounds like the meeting went into the late hours of the night. it sounds like the uk and sweden got their way. how significant is this agreement? >> the early hours of the morning. one may wonder whether that's good news for sweden and the uk that they opted out of the banking supervision or whether that's good news for them in that sense that they opted out and had their way. bottom line is, we have an agreement. that's the most important thing. otherwise, they threaten meetings going between the years leading up to christmas because everybody agrees that we might have a type of agreement before the year is out. the agreement that is on the table, ecb will be the banking supervisor. the straightforward ecb supervisory council will be flanked by two other committees, a mediation committee and a steering committee. the personnel of this and the rotation principal
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2012 2:30am EST
>> it is time for what you need to know for next week. tracey burns. uk doing business via scipe -- skype. you can dedect a snivel over the computer. >> don't have to get out of your pajamas. hn lay field what have you gompt >> julian said republicans are worthless. i think they are all worthless. who knows what is going to happen. inin sectorings. >> i am like john. this is aon making air conditioning equipment and i owned the stock over 20 years and small company and does well.
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
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PBS
Dec 12, 2012 12:00am PST
over here, i think it is probably nine in the uk. >> but 4:00 here, 5:00 here. >> and. >> rose: do they compress it. >> they present it in longer -- in longer form here, it may be 45 minutes there and an hour here. >> yes. >> rose: any other differences? i mean what we will see now, beginning in january, has already been seen? >> that is correct. and how many countries is it only seen in britain or other places simultaneously? >> or just the first run and then it can be seen by whoever wants to see it after? >> yes, i believe it has been sold to 100 and something countries for syndication, but it has been shown in the uk first, followed very quickly in new zealand and in scandinavia and so on but every country has a different release pattern. >> i was just cycling in cambodia and the temples of angkor what. >> which is not an image you want to draw on with a crash helmet. >> and there is a hoard of chinese tourists passing and one stopped and said, mr. carson! >> wow. you loved it. >> absolutely. >> rose: that is great. >> it really is. >> when you look at this series of things, ar
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am PST
their fair share there in the uk. even throwing around terms such as shame, outrageous when talking about it. executives from google, amazon, and starbucks all appeared before a parliamentary committee looking into how international companies minimize the tax they pay in the uk. richard quest is in london to explain it all. now, richard, not necessarily talking about tax evasion here. it's more like avoidance, minimization, what's the concern? >> reporter: that's exactly the point. the companies are not breaking the law, not doing anything wrong. the accounts committee described their actions as immoral claiming they have r. so arranging their tax affairs so as to pay no tax in the country where the money is earned. this applies to google, which uses ireland, applies to amazon, on the continent, and it applies to starbucks in amsterdam. what we learned is how these companies arrange their affairs. so even though the latte is bought in london, no tax is ever paid except on sales tax to the uk government. i need to demonstrate this to you. this is the example, if i may, michael, this
CNBC
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am EST
. joining us is allen higgins, chief investment officer for the uk coutts. good morning. >> good morning. >> so we've had 12 years of exposure to gold. you're limiting it now. why? >> it's starting to lag, but more subtly from a portfolio construction perspective, it's lost its negative correlation. for example, quarter 2010, well, euro crisis won when we had equity markets down a lot then gold really surged forward, giving a negative correlation. and so for the portfolio manager at coutts, it has been at times a legal high gold exposure surging upwards in times of stress. for those days seem to have gone. trimming it. that is a fact that there's a real shortage of low risk investments of on german bunch negative. >> but you're saying it's trading like other risk assets at the moment. >> at times, it's correlated with em. so it's less attractive from a portfolio construction perspective as compared to what it was. >> it's fascinating because we've been talking about one theme for 2013 being is it a stock picker's market, are we seeing less differentiation, what you're saying would sugges
CNN
Dec 3, 2012 6:00pm PST
the best hospitals in the uk. i have to say there's been a huge media presence here today, more are coming in all the time from all parts of the world. i can tell you that the "daily mail" newspapers, one of the main selling newspapers in this country, is dedicating 14 pages to this in the morning so they are going very, very big on this indeed. it's a big story for the uk and the commonwealth. >> and the world. big story just beginning. max foster, thanks so much. that does it for this edition of "360." see you again one hour from now at 10:00 p.m. eastern. thanks for watching. "piers morgan tonight" starts now. >>> tonight, tragedy in kansas city. >> how many shots? >> a football star's shocking murder-suicide. two more victims of gun violence. now the great debate rages again. is it time for america to put down its guns? both sides go head-to-head. >>> also, one of the biggest names in the history of the game speaks out. hall of fame quarterback joe namath joins me exclusively. >>> plus, a man that many say is to blame in the standoff in washington and the threat of recession. gr
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 7:00pm EST
think that they were going to have to face a situation about a tv host being deported to the uk? >> mine, i didn't think so personally. who would have thought a cnn host for offering his off the deep end comments and a little odd but just important saying something he has gotten a lot of people very upset can we explain to people how it works? they have allowed people -- you want to do a petition, do it right here with us at the white house. >> yes. >> and this petition has gotten more than any other petition that's ever been posted, it looks like. >> yes. well, three times the number of people have signed it that actually immediate to sign it in order for the white house to consider it. so -- in order for the white house to consider whatever -- think of it as a suggestion box for america. in order for the white house to consider your suggestion or comment there needs to be 25,000 people who have signed on. more than 75,000 people have signed on saying get rid of piers. >> there have been counter petitions as well, right? >> yes. actually, the best part about this -- i -- your h
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm EST
relief? guess what happened in britain when the uk banned handguns. the surprising result that could change the gun control debate. "the kudlow report" start ises right now. >>> the big news tonight, still the developments in washington on the fiscal cliff, eamon javers joins us with the details. >> good evening, meshel. capitol hill sources tell cnbc that congressional leaders are planning to go to the white house tomorrow to meet with president barack obama and it is not entirely clear at this point when that meeting will take place and details are still being hammered out and we saw today a blistering series of rhetorical jabs from one side to the other and it's not clear as a result of all that whether a deal can, in fact, get hammered out in the remaining time before new year's eve and take a listen to senate republican leader mitch mcconnell earlier today explaining the problems he's facing in washington. take a listen. >> the truth is we're coming up against a hard deadline here and as i said, this is a conversation we should have had months ago. and republicans aren't about t
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 12:00am EST
debut album went twofold platinum in the uk. samuel l. jackson and the cast of "jersey shore" are back today. [ cheers and applause ] i think they're here to promote their new movie "snooki's on a plane." i hope you can read lips, because most of tonight's show will be bleeped. nothing but jaeger bombs and "f" bombs. i need to ask sam jackson about cursing on "snl" this week. he claims he didn't. we had to get a special permit from the fire martial to have this much hair product in the studio. the series finale of "jersey shore" airs thursday night on mvp. i can't believe it's been six seasons. i can't believe it was even one season, to be honest with you. i've already seen the final episode. i don't want to spoil the ending, but turns out they were dead the whole time. one thing the kids from "jersey shore" never did was a christmas special, so tonight, as a sendoff, we created a christmas special for them. we combined audio from their show with video from the holiday classic "frosty the snowman" and i give you now a new holiday classic from seaside heights. >> i started strippin
CNN
Dec 16, 2012 3:00am PST
, connecticut. >> you mentioned the soccer players in the uk and we're getting response from the uk and all over the world. if there is one thing aside from political disagreements that the world can agree on is the innocence of our children, specifically, from david cameron, the british prime minister, you know, back in 1996, they suffered through a school shooting. his stamentd from ten downing. my thoughts are with the injured and those who have lost loved ones. it is heartbreaking to think of those who have had their children robbed from them at such a young age when they had so much life ahead of them. as we mentied that shooting in '96 and also in '96 a shooting in tasmania that ended with five people being killed. that statement after that we received from prime minister julie gillard. >> it is almost beyond comprehension, but that is what we have seen today. heartfelt sympathies go to those families who have lost a child. to those families who have lost a loved one. to those families who are now trying to counsel their young children that has been witness to such shocking scenes
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
. >> now, now, now. hold on. there are 1.2 murders per 100,000 people in the uk. and 4.4 murders per 100,000 people in the uk. you know why? gay marriage. >> that is something to think about. >> check the demographics. it is not as easy as you think. >> some has to do with divorce. >> if you compare the white population we have a lower crime rate than belgium. >> who goes to belgium? i think the lesson here is -- >> more guns less crime. >> more guns less crime. and they should be scared. i have some research here -- no i don't. no, no, no. in florida, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, more people, blah, blah, blah, blah, guns save lives. >> because if the stats don't include the time you have a gun and it goes, you better get away from me, that doesn't make it click. >> you know what makes republicans more angry than democrats coming to get the guns? >> what? >> them not caring. most don'ts. obama is not coming for your gun. >> bob is not an elected official. >> yes he is. >> by the half hour point hoe -- he is not even awake. he gets his sugar high and he is done by the half hour. >> t
CNN
Dec 21, 2012 12:00am PST
school massacre there led to sweeping gun control changes in the uk. those changes were fueled by petitions signed by 750,000 people. that petition was created by dr. mick whose daughter died. welcome, mr. north. this must have brought back particularly painful memories back to you? >> yes, it certainly did. when i heard the age of the victims and the place in which it happened, it was inevitable that all sorts of memories were going to come back and most of those were likely to be painful ones. >> you became a symbol for new gun control in britain. you were very forceful about it. you got this extraordinary petition going and led to an almost complete ban on handguns. the difference here, it seems to g ce aseefainin3 %pland everye . oe ari don't k you've been in their very position, dr. north. is there any advice that you can give them, any words of comfort from somebody who's, quite literally, lived through what they've gone through in. >> i think one of the main strengths that those of us who lost children in dunblane found was being brought together and when we were in our own
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 8:00am PST
couldn't really be worse if you're one of the tabloid papers in the uk. it's 2,000 pages long. the press behavior is described as outrageous. says that editors disregarded their own code of conduct. he does make a point there are other papers. the guardian mile home broke the story. if you're at the end of the british press in what we call the red top tabloids this is a pretty uncomfortable report. >> all 2,000 pages of it. wasn't it partial vindication because the findings were he didn't know about the phone hacking or know about any cover up? >> yeah. this is good in terms of his news core business. there's all kinds of bits of legislation that can get you into trouble over here if you're implicated in what might be a corrupt or illegal practice in the uk or any other territory. >> at the same time some of murdoch's former lieutenants are facing trouble. >> i think that's definitely true. i think nobody would dispute that. you have a number of senior editors awaiting trial. we've already had one journalist. his royal journalist when to jail for this in 2006. this is where this wh
PBS
Dec 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
happen at 11:11 this morning uk time when the cycle was due to end? with the world and as well? no was the answer. live television coverage of the mayan heartland in mexico continued uninterrupted except for a poorly timed phone call. if they were disappointed by the anticlimax in this french town, it did not show. the local mountain was supposed to be a safe haven as the world ended with aliens poised to with the believers to safety. the aliens never turned up -- at least not the real ones. >> it is not the end of the world, but that does bring to this program to a close. for the next week and a half, you will continue to get all the day's news from our colleagues in london, and we will be back on january 2. until then, have a wonderful holiday season. we will see you in 2013. >> make sense of international news. bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation is made possible by -- the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu newman's own foundation and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, work
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 2:30am PST
editor in chief to "vogue" to be the ambassador to the uk or france. she was the biggest bundlers raising more than $500,000 for the obama campaign. >>> that's now your top news. you know what? >> i'm trying to breathe in and absorb the last story. all right. there is a new voice joining the immigration debate with hispanic voters overwhelmingly siding with president obama for the second straight election. the trio of latino mega donors including eva longoria are launching a new group aimed at mobilizing that energy and enthusiasm. the primary focus is to grow a strong social media presence and help the white house in passing comprehensive immigration reform. they see this has a chance to work with republicans who may be wobbling after losing a second straight presidential loss. >>> the secretary of state is denying she is running for president for 2016 insisting she just needs time off. michael bloomberg has another idea. according to "the new york times," blook called clinton to encourage her to run for mayor in 2013. the call reportedly took place months ago and hillary said thanks but
FOX
Dec 31, 2012 9:30am PST
videos of the year at number eight. charlie is a paddle border in the uk, but this day out on the water was a little different for him, unusual. up ahead, do you see that rock that he's paddling over to? on that rock is a stranded puppy. >> and he's stuck because of the tide. >> oh! >> this one needs a rescue. >> he recognizes that this puppy is stranded on this rock, paddles over to him. >> no, no, he's scared and running away. >> look what he does when charlie finally tries to grab him. >> it's okay, it's okay, it's okay. here we go. here we go. here we go. no, no, no! >> he's so scared, he tries to jump in the water trying to get away from charlie, who's trying to help him. finally, he manages to calm him down by petting him and is able to calm him down enough where he can paddle back to shore. >> what are you doing out here? >> no way to know how he got there, but he was trapped on the rocks, so the rocks could have been covered in as quickly as ten minutes. for him to be all the way out there, he had to have been terrified. >> little dude, absolutely terrified. >> able to try him o
PBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
barclays bank based in the uk for underreporting libor. the global benchmark is used for hundreds of trillions of dollars in transactions. regulators in various countries are also investigating possible involvement of other banks. >>> in japan, financial regulator -- japan's financial regulator, that is, they plan to strengthen rules against insider trading after a series of information leaks from major securities firms earlier this year. the financial services agency now wants stricter punishment for employees at securities firms who illegally leak information to their clients. under current regulations, those employees are not subject to punishment. but after the revision, the agency will reveal names of those involved in serious cases. that's including investors. the agency is also considering a steep rise in penalties. regulators hope to comete a revised bill by the end of the year and submit it to parliament next year. >>> now let's get a check on how markets are performing. tokyo's main stock index broke 9,600 for the first time in 7 1/2 months at the open. it's currently tradi
KICU
Dec 3, 2012 7:00pm PST
uk's new heir. >>> folding its tablet only periodical daily. the company announced today that the newspaper will expire december 15th. the move is part of a reorganization that will split the company in two with the creation of a new entertainment focused company called box group. >>> the san francisco 49ers didn't get it done yesterday but some players did come through today. see how they helped bring the holidays to deserving children. more wet weather is headed to the bay area. the one part of the bay area that will feel it the most. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> fans are celebrating a mobile milestone of 20 years of texting. a british engineer sent the first in december of 1992. it said merry christmas. our meteorologist is here to talk about another round of rain coming soon. >> reporter: yes. you will need your umbrellas. the some
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 4:30am PST
teenage pregnancy by saying, they should just say no. and rita tweet this had, laughable. uk and others are baffled by nra insistence guns are good. you've lost your tag land of the free. and tammie says i thought about this the other day. if you know i'm armed you are less likely to attack me. and willie it's crazy how does it look to our kids? guns in school is demoralizing and weak. >>> people from across the globe, reaching out to those in newtown, offering prayers and support. cnn's lisa sylvester has a look. >> it's a perfect b. >> reporter: 4-year-old katelyn takes her time. she is writing a letter. >> dear parents, i know that you are upset. >> reporter: a letter to the parents of the children killed in the newtown shooting. she and her mother live in maryland. they have never been to newtown. in fact, they've never been to the state of connecticut. but they wanted to show the town that they care. >> we're writing letters just to let them know that our hearts are with them, they're in our prayers. >> because i want to make them cheer up. >> right away, we started seeing mail vol
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 2:30pm EST
, rightthisminute.com and click on -- >> best of rtm. >> how can we forget the craze in the uk called milking? dumping entire gallons of milk over their heads? >> craze or downright stupidity, dumbest thing i ever saw. >> as to not be overshaded, students decided to do their own video called -- >> reminiscent of the original video they walk into a grocery store, they walk right past the milk because that's not what they're after. they go right over to the wine racks and pick up the port. >> which is an after dinner wine. >> yes. >> a dessert wine. >> dessert wine which is much more expensive than your average $8 cheap bottle of wine. >> and there they are. they're dumping it over their heads all over town. walking outside of a library, while riding bikes, fishing, while they're eating, at their school, on the campus, over pillars, blocking traffic. they wanted to do it a little more refined than the milking guys they went with port. >> they're wasting so much money. they're wasting good port. >> this is just dumb. this isn't going to catch on. >> of course not. it's ridiculous. >> not
LINKTV
Dec 21, 2012 5:30am PST
rain pushed in across the uk, down into much of france. flooding is likely. it should be fine across much of the iberian peninsula, 15 degrees expected in madrid. further east, this extends through north africa, so for both tripoli and benghazi, it will be cloudy, the chance of some showers. 19 degrees in cairo as a maximum. along the coast, for the west, whitely dryer -- likely dryer. solutions for america, friday, 7:00 p.m. eastern, 4:00 p.m. pacific. >> hello again. top stories on al jazeera, at least 30 people have been killed in southeastern kenya. the deaths in the delta region have been blamed on fighting between the orma and pokomo tribes. the first round of the draft for the egyptian constitution is planned for friday. u.s. president barack obama says he will work with congress to avert spending cuts and tax hikes in the new year. where republicans budget bill to avert the -- a republican budget bill to avert hit the fiscal cliff was killed in the house. 20 people have been killed in flash floods and landslides in sri lanka. 14 people are missing. tens of thousands of
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am EST
qe has taken place in japan compared to, for example, the uk, it's actually a relatively small amount. if japan tries a much larger qe event, surely we go down the route of the uk which in and of itself does not demonstrate a huge increase in inflation and a huge increase in market growth, either. >> arguably, that is one of the problems with the huge task that the boj has ahead of it. people progress in terms of growth, japan has bigger problems, much bigger problems in terms of the demographic in terms of the structural hold back. so there are a lot of sectors at play now. i think one of the names that the boj has is whether this will work or not. but if were looking at it more from a yen perspective, certainly two things are going to drive the yen are going to be the relative price of the boj balance sheets with respect to, perhaps, the fed and the ecb and the other being the jgb. >> and briefly, in summary, what are your favorite strategic calls? >> the strategic calls for us are going to be buying the rupee against the yen. we are looking for the yen to depreciate further
KCSMMHZ
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
southern portions of the uk, though. what this is going to be bringing is the risk of flooding. last week you saw very significant flooding here, and the ground is already stamp rated so you do not need any more rainfall coming across this yair. speaking of flooding, turkey, flashflooding, also at risk of a strong and severe storm system pushing across the country on your friday and going into the weekend. temperatures remain rather cold into the west, moscow, mais now 4 for your high, and 5 and 6 in london and paris starting off your weekend. now here's a look at your extended forecast. ♪ >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 12:00am EST
minister also answered questions on the immigration policy of the uk. this just over a half an hour. >> questions to the prime minister. >> this morning, i had meetings with ministerial colleagues. i will have further such meetings later today. >> mr. speaker, can my friend and confirm that the fall in unemployment figures is the largest since records began? will he meet with me to discuss how employment opportunities, including youth employment, can be promoted? >> i would be delighted to meet with my honorable friend to discuss the situation. he is absent -- he is absolutely right. the largest quarterly fall in a youth unemployment on record, 72,000 fewer people unemployed this quarter. obviously, there is no room for complacency. there are far too many people that are long-term unemployed. in these figures, we can see 40,000 more people in work. unemployment is down by 82,000. over 1 million extra private sector jobs under this government. >> mr. speaker, today's fall in unemployment and rise in employment is welcome. part of the challenge remains a stopping at the high level of
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 5:00pm PST
sms, was sent in the uk by a 22-year-old technician to a coworker at a craims party. the message read, merry christmas. that's it for us. captioned by closed captioning services inc. >>> this is "world news." tonight, a moment of silence. players on the field, their heads bowed after their teammate murders his girlfriend and kills himself, leaving their 3-month-old baby behind. tonight, the newest clues as the owner of the team is asked about head injuries on the field. >>> washout. a punishing storm taking aim at several states tonight. tractor-trailers overturned.
FOX
Dec 25, 2012 9:00am PST
the uk there's a wonderful town named brighton and they put up their christmas lights. i want you to tell me if you notice anything peculiar about these lights. >> oh, no. >> you are kidding me. who did that? >> what's that look like to you, nick? >> that looks like man parts. >> that's the only thing they have done to the christmas lights. >> oh, no. >> apparently somebody is saying something about some of the commercialism about the holidays. but they are not done. look at this angel and look at santa. >> oh, my goodness. >> oh, my god. >> can't even show that one on tv. >> what the heck happened here. >> isn't that weird? >> i hate my job. >> maybe this person's job should be a light designer because they are pretty good at that. >> maybe that's what this person does. >> that's who did it. whoever got the contract to do the decorations, grinch. >> prank. this was a prank. this was done by the pope. >> the pope? >> the poke, poke. what it is, it's been edited by the poke. they are this website that does funny stuff with lights. the brighton council said we don't have anything to
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 10:00am EST
found ways to move past our differences. there's no reason to believe that we cannot do it now. uke messer,tative lo thank you for being on "newsmakers." let me turn to our reporters for a bit of a rapid conversation. he is the freshman president for public and, coming into the 113th congress. who are they? >> they are a very diverse bunch. there are some people who are new to politics. but a lot of them are long lines of luke messer, who have been in government at many levels. they're able to see a little bit more context than some of the fire breathing -- for lack of a better term. it will be interesting. it is not that much smaller of the freshman class, and there are fewer republicans, but they seem to be oriented toward public policy and any number of ways. >> is indicating he would support speaker boehner for the 130th congress. are they going to get along in this group -- 113th congress? are they going to get along in this group? >> there were a lot of problems during the debt negotiations. democrats had to step up and vote for the proposal to give it to pass. that is a fair
KCSMMHZ
Dec 14, 2012 6:00am PST
are urging the uk to release the body of saldanha who was of indian origin so her family can perform final rites. they are also demanding efforts by authorities to look into the cause of the incident. >> we are joined here to pray for jacintha's family. a proper investigation has to be done. it is a major issue. it can't be left as it is. >> two australian radio deejays impersonated queen elizabeth ii in a recorded call which was later aired on a sydney radio station. the two hosts have since been taken off the air. following the incident, an independent organization has started an investigation into ethical standards in the media. that will wrap up our bulletin for today. i'm patchari raksawong in bangkok. >>> politicians in japan have one more day to get their messages out to voters. they've been campaigning ahead of the country's first general election in three years. the ruling democrats came to power in 2009, promising change. but the former ruling liberal democrats say the party hasn't delivered. and so japan decides this sunday who should form the next government. voters will
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
year. so i think everybody in the uk will be very excited. >> reporter: kate is going to take it easy here at the couple's london home kensington palace. the duchess has canceled all her public events for the weekend. >> really excited about it. >> reporter: prince charles the soon-to-be grandfather said he is thrilled will and kate are having a baby [ indiscernible ] grandfather at my old age, so that's splendid. i'm very glad my daughter-in- law is getting better thank goodness. >> reporter: medical experts say kate's condition which causes vomiting and dehydration sometimes lasts the entire pregnancy. the duchess has at least 6 months to go before the royal baby is born. monica see villamizar, cbs news, london. >> maybe we can talk you into doing the weather it a british accent. >> no, you may not. [ laughter ] >> folks, around the bay area today finally catching a break in the stormy weather outside we have had plenty of clouds but that's even starting to break up a little bit over the bay right now. the temperatures running into the 50s and some low 60s at the moment. but i think
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
but 17 days. >>> pakistan's president and his daughter make a surprise visit to the uk. they stopped at birmingham's queen elizabeth hospital to meet malala yousufzai. she's the 15-year-old girl shot by the taliban. she was shot at her home in pakistan after campaigning for girl's education. pakistan's president has added his signature to her petition. and hospital officials say that malala is doing quite well. >>> the rapper made famous by his gangnam style dance is apologizing. psy says hess sorry for making anti-american statements at a 2004 performance. the performer says the song lyrics were reactions to the war in iraq and the killing of two korean schoolgirls run over by a u.s. tank. he is scheduled to tape a christmas in washington special tomorrow. >>> a wrong turn leaves a california woman clinging for her life. she was on a routine hike through griffith park when she made one wrong turn. the trail slowly narrowed until the ground beneath her started to crumble. she clung to some vegetation on the trail to keep from falling off on the side. hikers along the correct trail he
FOX
Dec 21, 2012 9:30am PST
charts. in the uk. >> this is so, so incredibly sad. you know how many talented artists are out there trying to make it that are probably crying in their fishsticks right now. >> i don't care how good of a singer you are, he's got to have a hook. he's got a hook, a one-pound fish. >> what's amazing is a major record label would sign this guy. >> everybody who meets him thinks he's a lovely guy and that this couldn't happen to nicer guy. >> please don't touch me, i don't want to wake up. >> what i love about this whe >>if he's living the dream, i'm listening to a nightmare. i hope i never have it hear this song again. ♪ ♪ >> you're the biggest dork. ♪ >> beth, you're going to love this because this is something that we love to call porn for women. >> oh yeah. >> basically, men doing chores. >> sexy. >> do you see that? >> do you see that. >> snow is everywhere. he needs to take out the garbage. so he's only got his boots and his underwear and a ski cap on. he rolls the trash can out. has to hide behind it when a car comes by. then it gets stuck. >> he takes the time to put on a s
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am EST
exposure into the uk market, specifically the slots at heathrow. those remain the crown jewel in terms of the airline business going over to europe. if you have access to those slots, it's a much easier way to become profitable or increase your profits over in europe. by the way, there are 31 daily flights between the uk and north america. we'll find out exactly what happens in terms of frequent flier redemption possibilities between delta and virgin atlantic. remember, virgin atlantic is not part of any global alliance, not part of the sky team alliance, although many wonder if that's going to change with some time. take a look at shares of delta. richard anderson has had a nice little move here. some people would say, listen, this is all about jet fuel as it has moderated. there's something else at play here. we'll be talking with richard anderson about this at 11:40, first on cnbc. we'll talk to him after the press conference announcing this deal. you don't want to miss what he has to say. this is a ceo, and we've talked about it several times, who is trying to take the steps that will
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 6:30pm EST
would go through a single building in london. it is the uk equivalent of ashford in the u.s. i know that because the two cables down the east coast of africa both have their major london.n from there it is a straight shot. it is a fascinating place. it is in the same spot as the ancient report. -- port. this is the place where the international -- >> where are these undersea cables that you referred to earlier? and by whom? >> there have an telegraph cables across the atlantic for 150 years now. depending on how you count, individual strands or cable systems, there are about eight or 10 or 12 across the atlantic. the current generation was laid in the mid-90s. up until about 2002. they are owned by a few companies. very large backbone companies. they are owned by telecom, verizon, british telecom joining with deutsche telekom. or a couple are owned by companies that only own cables across the atlantic. they bought their people out of bankruptcy out of a larger telecom. -we specialize in new york or london. we will sell you services to another telecom or anyone who meets high-capacit
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 6:30am PST
years afterwards. but by the time of 2002 until 2011 or 12, gun violence in the uk has plummeted by 44%. you simply cannot argue with facts and statistics like that. in australia, a massacre in 1996, inleapt into action. and in a consensus, they instituted a ban on the sale, import, ownership of semi automatics, what's known as assault rifles and pistols and again the gun crime plummeted like a stone. and harvard university did a really important study. they looked at massacres in the 18 years before the new laws. there were 13. 102 people were killed. after the new laws in australia, not one multiple shooting. facts don't lie. >> but they don't have a second amendment. they don't have the second amendment. >> it's not just the second amendment, though. we're in a political moment here where two forces are in tremendous conflict. one is this national revulsion at what happened. the polls have moved very quickly. >> six in ten said they would like to see the kind of gun used to kill those children, that bushmaster rifle outlawed. >> absolutely. that's a real phenomenon and you can se
PBS
Dec 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
some foolish people. >> demonstrators are urging the uk to release the body of saldanha who was of indian origin so her family can perform final rites. they are also demanding efforts by authorities to look into the cause of the incident. >> we are joined here to pray for jacintha's family. a proper investigation has to be done. it is a major issue. it can't be left as it is. >> two australian radio deejays impersonated queen elizabeth ii in a recorded call which was later aired on a sydney radio station. the two hosts have since been taken off the air. following the incident, an independent organization has started an investigation into ethical standards in the media. that will wrap up our bulletin for today. i'm patchari raksawong in bangkok. >>> politicians in japan have one more day to get their messages out to voters. they've been campaigning ahead of the country's first general election in three years. the ruling democrats came to power in 2009, promising change. but the former ruling liberal democrats say the party hasn't delivered. and so japan decides this sunday who shoul
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am EST
health service and our big society. >> global company turnover 3.3 billion pounds in the uk this year. saves not a single penny in cooperation tax but were awarded a ten million pound grant from los scottish government. the prime minister stand up for the wrong people? when will this government move away from punishing -- and waste? >> the deck i make to the hon. gentleman is common ground
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 4:00am PST
ownership of handguns in the uk. and then this summer the community turned another corner. andy murray, the tennis champion, who survived the dunblane massacre by hiding under a desk won gold at the london olympics. for dunblane at latest there was a joyful legacy to balance its terrible stigma. but as soon as the news of the sandy hook elementary school shootings broke, old wounds reopened. >> obviously our hearts go out to them. and -- sorry. i'm not really giving them the best for someone who's moved on, but i think out of the most tragic circumstances, some good does appear, and hopefully that will happen for them. >> reporter: at the dunblane community center, they're lighting candles of condolence and sending sympathy from one of the only places on earth that really understands the depth of newtown's grief. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, dunblane. >> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," many more on the scathing investigation into the deadly benghazi attack. a live state department report. >>> plus reaction from the national rifle association on calls on gun contro
KICU
Dec 14, 2012 1:00pm PST
. >> hugs are easy. >>> in the uk there's a wonderful town night brighton. they put up their christmas lights. i want you to tell me if you notice anything peculiar about these lights. >> oh, no. >> you are kidding me. who did that. >> what's that look like to you, nick. >> looks like man parts. >> that's not the only thing they have done to the christmas lights. >> oh, no. apparently somebody is saying something about some of the commercialism about the holidays but they are not done. look at this angel and look at santa. >> oh, my goodness. >> oh, c't even show that one on tv. >> what the heck happened here. >> i hate my job. >> maybe this person's job should be a light designer. they are pretty good at that. >> maybe that's what this person does. >> whoever got the contract to do the decorations is a grinch. >> this is a prank. this was done by the pope which -- >> the pope. >> the poke. p-o-k-e. it's been edited. they do funny stuff with the lights. the council said we don't have anything to do with the lights. it's a joke. it's not real. but it's giving us a high-profile
KCSMMHZ
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
isles. bringing us heavy rain and icing conditions in portions of the uk. seeing slippery roads out here, also gusty winds pushing off toward the low country, also seeing heavy rainfall and into the alpine regions, winds gusting up to right around 100 kilometers per hour could be expected here, plus heavy snowfall. the good news outside of the mountains, temperatures for your high temperatures on your thursday are going to be mild here. london, a high of 8. paris, up to 11. look at rome and athens, both a pair of 17s here on your thursday. now here's a look at your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back in 30 minutes with more news. i'm gene otani in tokyo. from all of us at nhk news, have a great day. thanks for joining us. have a great day wherever you are.
CNBC
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am EST
irish fan, so hopefully not. >> is dolmen all over the uk? >> that's correct. they're predominantly in ireland, but you look at ireland right now, they're actually going through the reforms. they're trying to inject money in a credit fashion into their economy. and we certainly think we can bring our fixed income expertise and continue to help them. >> that would make sense for cantor. ireland was the mf-will first they were in trouble, then the model for the world. what got them into trouble again, housing or real estate or something or bad banks or -- and now again they're kind of a model for everyone on how to handle it. is that basically the last five years? >> absolutely. certainly was a real estate bubble there. now there are austerity measures being put in place and they're actually following through on the austerity measures. so certainly they'll come out first and actually look pretty good. >> so where is the most business for you for cantor in ireland, what will you be doing? >> certainly it's an equity based firm. we'll bring our fixed income expertise, probably become th
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 1:00pm PST
look at germany, uk, japan, france, all of whom have very strong gun regulations, we have more gun deaths in one week than they have in an entire year, and the incidents -- the number of times in which guns inside a home are used for self-defense are exceedingly small, on the order of maybe 1 in 15, 1 in 20 as compared to the number of times when a gun is used either for suicide or a homicide. anybody that looks at the data here is quite clear that on the whole, particularly things like assault weapons, create far, far more kor nage in th carnage in this country than they prevent. to a large extent the reason why i think progressives have not been able to mount an effective campaign for sensible gun laws, it's been a failure of the progressive movement, and i think that will now change with progressives. they must realize they have to make this an election issue. all of the polls show that the public is widely in favor of sensible gun regulations. i will point out what i said on friday. president clinton after columbine when we were meeting in the oval office said that he would be
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 2:00pm EST
all about greater access to the uk market. >> traffic flows between the u.s. and uk for business travelers represents $2 billion in revenues. massive. >> when you look at star, skyteam, what delta is part of, versus oneworld, they are all joking to increase their market share. no word on whether this will be the case with virgin atlantic joining skyteam. don't be surprised if that ultimately happens. take a look at shares of delta enjoying a nice day today. you mentioned airline index, yes, it is trading at a one-year high. a heck of a chart up 20%. not just on the delta news but increased speculation that the usair a mulmr merger will happe the future. there's been some developments over the last few days. that's why you see the airline stocks bidding higher. >> one thing about this deal, you talk about a $360 million deal. a week ago people were talking about or last week talking about $1 billion plus. what's the difference between -- that is a huge difference between the ultimate deal? >> very huge difference. i think ultimately you look at singapore airlines, it needed to get
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 2:00pm PST
. music video and his song "one pound fish" a contender to tonight uk singles chart at christmas. >> when you have a record as massive as "gangnam style" someone else has thought what's going to be the next record? probably doesn't cost an awful lot of money to make the video. that's the great thing with the internet with youtube, you've got this incredible instance distribution around the planet. >> i think i'm looking at dream and someone touch me and i will wake up. so please don't touch me. i don't want to wake up. i want to live this dream. >> reporter: naz zeer's celebrity perhaps greatest at queens market where he is known as the one-pound fish man. everyone here seems to know his tune. >> one pound fish, very, very good. one pound fish. >> one pound fish. come on, ladies. one-pound fish. were roerpt stall keepers have one pound envy r >> come down here, listen to my song and arrange it had a bit but good luck to him u. >> what's your song? >> pound, would you like a pound? >> reporter: for naz zeer, it is not just about the song, it is also about the dance. >> let's start. >> all
CNBC
Dec 13, 2012 12:00pm EST
. s&p 500 puts negative watch -- or negative outlook on the uk's aaa rating. you see the pound taking a pretty big hit versus the greenback on that news. you can also see, you know, our stock market's already been under, you know, a touch of weakness given maybe some of the comments out of d.c. but there's the s&p 500 down 6 points, nasdaq down as well. we're at the weakest levels of the day. that's certainly a headline to keep an eye on and the impact it's going to have in the currency markets throughout the day. >> i think that's a commentary on austerity. cameron came in and stripped austerity measures. it's been problematic. be careful how much austerity you actually induce into an economy. >>> shares of back referlackber r.i.m. trading at seven-month highs. whether the company has its mojo back. >>> we head to the trading pits to find out why gold is falling on its post-fed decision gains. we'll be right back. bob, these projections... they're... optimistic. productivity up, costs down, time to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy.
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 11:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
uk where we have good data, 100 million pounds, uk project, 30% more cost overruns than 5 million project. small is beautiful and more efficient than you think. so having the government, centralized one bureaucrat make a mistake, okay, massive consequences. it looks okay until they make a mistake. it's a lot bigger. plus, another thing. there's no skin in the game on a part of bureaucrats. bureaucrat makes a decision. that's the central thing. federalize the system and i was asked how to make the financial industry better. force people to have skin in the game. nrds, have people harmed by the mistakes. >> sure. >> you are not harmed as a bureaucrat, not harmed by the bureaucrat. a mayor, you're shamed. that's maybe enough, just a little bit that you need to force someone to make a good decision. you see? skin in the game and bankers don't have skin in the game. so one of the necessary rules is that those who make a mistake should be exposed to harm and not harm others, you know. that would -- we have known since -- once civilization started based on reciprocity of mistakes and dis
KICU
Dec 11, 2012 7:00pm PST
connections in the u.s. to the uk. delta used to have three flights a day to new york and now with virgin it's going to have nine. >>> the bay area dungeness crab season is suddenly back in business some two weeks after a price stalemate brought boats to a standstill. as rob ross reports crab fishermen now scrambling to get their boats back in the water by morning. >> crab fishermen are getting ready, many are loading squid under their boats today to use as crab bait. some tells us they expect to head out after midnight. >> i'm happy that we're going out to make some money finally. >> crab fishermen in san francisco, half-moon bay and bodega bay stopped fishing last week when whole sailers said they were dropping the price the 2.50 to #237b9 75 a pound but today the wholesalers agreed to the $3 price and crab fishing is back on. >> it was all about the price. we can't fish for less than $3 a pound on this crab, and they got enough orders to put us back to work so we're going to go back to work. >> some wholesalers say after thanksgiving, demand for crab dropped forcing the price do
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2012 2:00am PST
. announced the ceo of its uk newspaper operations who took the reins in july of last year is stepping down. >>> swiss banking giant ubs is reportedly close to reaching a $450 million settlement with u.s. and british authorities over an interest rate-rigging scandal that rocked the banking world this year. and on the deal front, delta airlines is said to be in talks for a 49% stake in british carrier virgin atlantic. >>> finally, check this out. the massive toys "r" us store in times square opened sunday morning. it's not going to close again until christmas eve night which means that the store will be open for a marathon of 543 consecutive straight hours. >>> coming up next, a pig causes a three-car accident. >>> and a news division says no more to lindsay lohan. >>> plus, the boys had their hands full with andy reid's eagles early on. your sports headlines are next. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ the lexus december to rememb
WHUT
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
responsibility for it. so when you were a kid growing up in the uk and you latch on to this acting profession, how much did you dream, want, desire to make it in theater, in film, in america? so to your point, since we're so steeped in film, how much was it -- would you have been content if your career had stayed across the water, or is this part of a dream for you? >> my absolute aim was to work in london theater. it did not really go further than that, and it was, partly because my dad is a theater actor and my mom is a playwright, so that was what i would grown up with. that's what i would known. i did not even imagine that there would be american films. it was sort of something beyond. i absolutely did not. when it happened and when i started getting these films, it was a complete shock. so no, it hadn't been. it had been beyond what i would imagined. tavis: there is a great line in a film, "broadcast news." >> right. tavis: i think the line is, it is a question, really, what happens in life when your life exceeds your dreams. >> ooh, that's a good one. tavis: yeah. what happen
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